Area of distribution of Curly Sorrel (Rumex crispus L.)

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Object specialist A.Yu. Doronina
GIS-specialist I.A. Budrevskaya

Date of creation:




Accuracy of map:

Map was created using maps of natural scale 1:15,000,000-1:100,000,000 and information from state publications.


.Alber's Equal Area Conic for the USSR., 9, 1001, 7, 100, 0, 44, 68, 0, 0.

Basic contents:

Vector map. Main distribution area is shown by polygons, while sporadic distribution is shown by points.

Accuracy of classifier:

Within the weed distribution area, zones of weediness are not shown because the Rumex crispus is mainly a ruderal rather than a segetal plant.

Mapping procedure:

The map was created following an analysis of public cartographical materials and state publications. The map by Hulten & Fries (1986) was used as a prototype, supplemented with maps of species distribution in Grossgeim (1945), Tolmachev (1976), Kharkevich (1989), and Krasnoborov & Malyshev (1992). The northern, southern, western and eastern boundaries of the distribution area were outlined in accordance with Hulten & Fries (1986) and further sepcified using Grossgeim (1945) (southern boundary), Tolmachev (1976) (northern boundary), Kharkevich (1989) (eastern and northern boundaries), and Krasnoborov & Malyshev (1992) (northern and southern boundaries). The sporadic distribution was determined using Hulten & Fries (1986), Grossgeim (1945), Tolmachev (1976), Kharkevich (1989), and Krasnoborov & Malyshev (1992).

Sources of data:

Artokhin, K.S. 2004. Atlas of Weed plants. Rostov-na-Donu. 144 p. (in Russian).
Grossgeim A.A. 1945. Flora of the Caucasus. V. 3. Baku: AN Azerb. SSR. 321 p. (in Russian).
Hulten, E., Fries, M. 1986. Atlas of North European vascular plants, North of the Tropic of cancer: In 3 v. Konigstein. 1172 p. (in English).
Jonsell, B., ed. 2000. Flora Nordica V. 1. Lycopodiaceae-Polygonaceae. Stockholm: BTJ AB. 344 p. (in English).
Kharkevich, S.S., ed. 1989. Vascular plants of the Soviet Far East. St. Petersburg: Nauka. V. 4. 320 p. (in Russian).
Komarov, V.L., ed. 1936. Flora USSR. V. 5. Moscow; Leningrad: AN SSSR. 762 p. (in Russian).
Krasnoborov, I.M. & Malyshev, L.I., eds. 1992. Flora of Siberia. V. 5. Novisibirsk: Nauka. 312 p. (in Russian).
Nikitin, V.V. 1983. Weed plants of the USSR flora. Leningrad: Nauka. 454 p. (in Russian).
Tolmachev, A.I., ed. 1976. Flora of Northeast of the European part of the USSR. V. 2. Leningrad: Nauka. 250 p. (in Russian).
Ul.yanova, T.N. 1998. Weed plants in flora of Russia and other FSU countries. Saint-Petersburg: VIR. 233 p. (in Russian).

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